WELKOM – A man believed to be in his fifties was found with his throat cut on the Theunissen-Welkom road earlier this morning.
Paramedics from ER24 received an emergency call this morning for an accident on this road, but found a different scenario when they arrived. The paramedics found the man lying several meters away from his vehicle on his stomach.
On further assessment they found that his throat was almost completely slit but he was still alive. The man had to be stabilised on the scene before he could be rushed off to a nearby hospital for further medical management.
Paramedics found it strange that the original incident was phoned in as an accident and it appeared that the there was no damage to the vehicle. The man could not be identified on the scene.
The incident will be investigated.